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What The Bleep Do We Know – Day Twenty – #40movies40days
March 29, 2011 – 7:55 PM | One Comment
What The Bleep Do We Know – Day Twenty – #40movies40days

Events in the past do not create or destroy my character– my reaction to, attitude toward and interpretation of those events is what creates or destroys character.

The China Syndrome – Day Nineteen – #40movies40days
March 28, 2011 – 10:58 AM | No Comment
The China Syndrome – Day Nineteen – #40movies40days

The China Syndrome is a fast-paced socially conscious thriller that entertains and is surprisingly contemporary.

Town – Day Eighteen – #40movies40days
March 27, 2011 – 8:27 PM | No Comment
Town – Day Eighteen – #40movies40days

Town, directed by Ben Affleck, revisits Good Will Hunting territory. It’s good solid entertainment.

Bright Star – Day Seventeen – #40movies40days
March 26, 2011 – 5:31 PM | No Comment
Bright Star – Day Seventeen – #40movies40days

Bright Star starts a bit slowly but builds and burns with a growing intensity. The longing, the loss, the passion and the separated lovers make it a classic Power of Idealism film with two young Power of Idealism lovers.

In A Lonely Place – Day Sixteen – #40movies40days
March 25, 2011 – 3:23 PM | No Comment
In A Lonely Place – Day Sixteen – #40movies40days

This is the classic Humphrey Bogart film you’ve probably never seen. It’s director Curtis Hanson’s favorite film.

The Rabbit Proof Fence – Day Fifteen – #40movies40days
March 24, 2011 – 12:13 PM | One Comment
The Rabbit Proof Fence – Day Fifteen – #40movies40days

The Rabbit Proof Fence is a powerful story of survival, hope and the triumph of the human spirit. Three young girls walk 1,500 miles to return to their mother and aboriginal homelands.